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02 September 2015

Open House Dublin celebrating 10 years

The theme of 10th annual Open House Dublin weekend is This Place We Call Home and is focusing on home, housing, domesticity and urban space. Open House Dublin 2015 is funded by the...

01 September 2015

1917 – Lloyds Bank, Andover, Hampshire

Architect: Horace Field & Simmons Field’s work was often in a Wrenaissance style, with influences from the Arts and Crafts movement and Richard Norman Shaw. His commissions including large houses and offices; but...

27 August 2015

New Sheriff Street residential scheme

Scheme for a six story block of apartments at Sheriff Street and New Wapping Street, Dublin, to contain 165 units. The majority of the units will be two-bedroom with a smaller number of...

27 August 2015

Proposal to redevelop former British Rail hotel

Permission is being sought to build an extension to the former British Rail hotel on North Wall in Dublin. The former hotel was last in use as offices for Irish Rail. The new...

26 August 2015

1863 – Parson’s Mart, Drogheda, Co. Louth

Architect: J.J. Lyons Parson’s Mart, a commercial warehouse constructed by 1863. Image published in The Dublin Builder, of which the architect John J. Lyons was a founder.

26 August 2015

1875 – St. Catherine of Sienna, Dominican Church, Newry, Co. Down

Architect: G.C. Ashlin Church for the Dominicans, foundation stone laid in May 1873. Although dedicated in September 17 187r, the spire was not completed until 1884. The mosaic decoration in chancel & chapels...

26 August 2015

Wicklow’s Heritage Buildings Show 2015

The Irish Georgian Society & Wicklow County Council, in association with the Office of Public Works, present Wicklow’s Heritage Buildings Show 2015: a weekend of Traditional Building Skills Demonstrations & Conservation Talks for...

25 August 2015

1872 – Ardara House, Comber, Co. Down

A large two-storey house built in 1872 for Thomas Andrews (father of the other Thomas Andrews, designer of the Titanic) in a Italianate style with a projecting eaves cornice and a hipped slate...

20 August 2015

1830 – Gortnamona House, Clontuskert, Co. Galway

A three-bay three-storey house, perhaps first built about 1720 but probably refronted with tripartite windows, and an extra storey added about 1830. This house has an interesting contrast between the clarity and simplicity...


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